ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

We would like to thank the valuable assistance of Professor João Torrão (Universidade de Aveiro), Professors Arthur Askins (University of California, Berkeley), Martha Schaffer (University of San Francisco) and Pedro Pinto (Universidade Nova de Lisboa) – from the PhiloBiblon database – and professor Américo Venâncio Lopes Machado Filho (Universidade Federal da Bahia).

We would also like to thank to Engineers Diogo Ferreira (Instituto Superior Técnico), Ricardo Abreu and Pedro Rito for all the assistance provided while preparing this site.